January 25, 2011
The six columns on the left sleeve of the new band uniforms represent one of the traditional elements that remained on the newly designed uniforms that are expected to be used for the next eight to 10 years by MU band members.
Shown in their old uniforms, Marching Mizzou heads to Faurot Field from the Hearnes Center before MU's football game against San Diego State on Sept. 18, 2010.
Clint Dalbom, the Missouri Department of Conservation regional supervisor who is heading the elk relocation project, talks about elk biology and trapping methods Monday in the dining room at the Pine Mountain State Park Resort in Pineville, Ky. Dalbom has been with the Conservation Department for 29 years.
Several elk, mostly cows (females) and spikes (young males), stand behind an 8-foot high, double-fenced holding pen constructed on the property of a reclaimed surface coal mine near Stoney Fork, Ky., on Friday. After a 90-day holding period, the elk will be loaded into a trailer and moved to southeast Missouri.
Wanjiku Mwangi is the Racial Wealth Divide Leader at United for a Fair Economy in Boston.
David Stokes is a policy analyst for the Show-Me Institute.
Missouri wrestling coach Brian Smith works with senior 141-pounder Todd Schavrien at practice Monday at Hearnes Center.
January 24, 2011
Becky Doisy, left, a waitress and an art student, disappeared in 1976. More than 30 years later, Johnny Wright, right, was found living in Georgia under a different name. He is charged with the second-degree murder of Doisy, though her body was never found.
Groupon, a website that works with businesses in certain cities to offer customers different discounts each day, launched in Columbia Monday morning. A screen shot taken from Groupon's website shows that with less then two hours to go before the deal expired, 173 people had purchased the discount.
Sam Stowers reads Monday after drinking espresso and an Americano at Kaldi's Coffee on Ninth Street.
Kierstin Boz, 7, waits Monday to see the Russian National Ballet Theatre's performance of "Cinderella" at Jesse Auditorium. Kierstin takes dance lessons, and this was the second year for her to see "Cinderella."
Karlynn Hayward, 3, and Kaylen Hayward, 7, wait to be seated Monday for the Russian National Ballet Theatre's production of "Cinderella" at Jesse Auditorium. Karlynn brought her American Girl doll, Letsy.
A crowd gathers on the scene of a hit-and-run on Monday at the corner of Broadway and Ninth Street. A driver, who was backing out from a parking spot on the opposite side of the street, backed into a parked vehicle and pushed it onto the sidewalk. No one was harmed in the accident, and no damage was caused to the storefronts.
Kurt Jansen surveys the damage on his car after a hit and run on Monday at the corner of Broadway and Ninth Street. Jansen was returning to his car after getting coffee and said he was shocked to find his car on the sidewalk.
Charity Quinn and her husband, Jerod, relax at home after a full day's work. Quinn is the executive director of My Life Clinic in Columbia, a not-for-profit resource center that serves women with unplanned pregnancies.
Charity Quinn, 28, and her husband, Jerod, 29, practice electric guitar in their living room. Charity and Jerod have been practicing together for more than a year. "It's just another thing we can do together, (a way to) spend time together ... and feel cool," Charity said.
Student developer Tony Brown demonstrates an Apple iPhone 4 with the NearBuy app he helped develop. The app lets housing shoppers browse real estate listings in their area. Brown created the NearBuy application in 2008 as part of a contest with three other students at MU, earning them a trip to Apple headquarters along with job offers from Google and other technology titans.
Student developer Tony Brown displays the applications he helped develop, NearBuy and Newsy, on an Apple iPad and iPhone 4 on Tuesday in Columbia. Brown developed the NearBuy application in 2008 as part of a contest with three other students at MU, earning them a trip to Apple headquarters along with job offers from Google and other technology titans. The app allows users to search local real estate listings from mobile devices.
January 23, 2011
A bird nestles in a tree near Boone Tavern in downtown Columbia on Sunday evening.
Parking lot behind Regency Hotel in Columbia on Sunday.